Tadaki Kawada traces the modern suspension bridge from its earliest appearance in Western civilization only 200 years ago to the enormous Akashi Kaikyo and Storebælt bridges completed at the end of the twentieth century.
Koch, Gransberg, and Molenaar explain the basics of administering a design-build project after the contract has been awarded.
Finley Charney provides authoritative explanations of the seismic provisions offered in Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, Standard ASCE/SEI 7-05.
S.K. Ghosh, Susan Dowty, and Prabuddha Dasgupta describe the revisions to the seismic load requirements set forth in Standard ASCE 7-10, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
T. Eric Stafford summarizes the changes to the wind load requirements set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads.
Michael O'Rourke provides a detailed and authoritative interpretation of the snow load provisions of Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10.
Laugesen and his colleagues draw upon their experiences in Malaysia, Thailand, and other countries to inspire innovation and improvement in wastewater treatment and management.
Mohammad Najafi offers the first detailed guide to pipe installation and renewal using trenchless technology methods, explaining how to create a more efficient process for the design, construction, and inspection of trenchless technology piping.